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Welcome to the April health & wellbeing update for 2022!

Each month, we aim to share resources, programs, grants, professional learning opportunities and events to help maximise wellbeing in your service.

The Health Promotion Team at Central Bayside Community Health Services (CBCHS) are always available to provide tailored support to help your services build a whole of service approach to health and wellbeing for children, staff and families, using initiatives
 like the Achievement Program and more! If you would like free support to build a positive and healthy environment within your service, please get in touch with our team to get started!

Take care,
Kayla - Health Promotion Team at CBCHS 

e:   |      p: 8551 5428

eSafety Professional Learning Modules
Early Childhood Australia in conjunction with the eSafety Commissioner, have created a series of free online modules exploring eSafety and technology in early years.
Explore how to create a safe online environment, identify and mitigate online risks, how to set up technology in a safe way and how to choose appropriate online content.  
Click Here to Download
Embedding Road Safety Professional Development
The Starting Out Safely ‘Embedding Road Safety Education into Curriculum’ professional development sessions have now opened!
They have a number of online sessions between May – November. These training sessions are free and share practical strategies to support young children’s learning about road safety, based on the latest evidence-based research.
These sessions will contribute to the Safe Environments Health Priority Area of the Achievement Program. 
Click Here to Register
Cook's Network | May 4th
We are very excited to officially launch the first Cooks Network meeting for 2022!

Join cooks from Kingston, Glen Eira & Stonnington Long Day Care Services to learn about healthy food provision and network with one another.
RSVP here
Long Day Care Study Opportunity
Would you like the opportunity to participate in a Long Day Care Study exploring vegetable intake in children?
The VegKIT team at Nutrition Australia has developed a resource package for long day care services to help increase children’s
vegetable acceptance and intake. They’re looking for long day care services to trial the resources in early 2022 for 12 weeks.
Being a part of the study, you will receive free resources to help encourage children to eat more veggies, help your centre to meet healthy eating requirements of the National Quality Standards and show families you are actively invested in the wellbeing of their children. For more information, click here.
Expression of Interest to Participate
Get Active Kids Voucher Program
Round 4 of The Get Active Kids Voucher Program is now open! The Get Active Kids Voucher Program helps eligible families get their kids involved in organised sport and active recreation activities. Eligible children may receive up to $200 to cover the costs for membership and registration fees. The vouchers can be redeemed with a registered provider.
For more information on eligibility and voucher applications click here.
Get Active Kids Voucher Program Poster
Nature Play Week | 6-16 April
Nature Play Week is all about getting children outdoors and in nature where they can play, imagine, relax and explore. Physically, mentally, emotionally and socially; kids do better outside.

This Nature Play Week, take the learning outside, explore the grounds of your service, take a walk down to the local park and immerse yourself in the outdoors. 

There are a number of events being held this Nature Play Week, find one near you.
Nature Play Week Resources
COVID Vaccination Pathways
Central Bayside Community Health Services has established a Vaccination Pathways Program to assist those who may be faced with barriers to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. To find out eligibility criteria and what help the program can offer, please download the flyer below or contact the Vaccination Pathways Team on 8551 7100.
Please share this flyer with your service community or anyone you know that would benefit from this program.  
COVID Vaccination Pathways Flyer
The Health Promotion Team at CBCHS is funded by the Department of Health, allowing us to offer free, tailored health and wellbeing support to your early childhood service.

If you'd like to find out more about how we can support your service,
get in touch with Kayla on or 8551 5428.
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